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hearing loss from music

aerobiguy at aol.com aerobiguy at aol.com
Sat Nov 16 01:49:23 EST 1996

Does anyone have any experience, or can cite articles, on maximum sound
levels in aerobics classes, or hearing loss from same?

I've got the OSHA guidleines, which say A weighting, slow response should
not exceed 105 dB for 1 hour, but this seems very high. I've got a sound
level meter and I'm about to conduct a survey to find the most enjoyable
sound levels in aerobics classes. Most of these participants say they're
more motivated with louder music.

There's an interesting thread (loud music) on misc.fitness.aerobic.


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